Tales from the Trail
Americans are getting used to hearing about political spending groups with names so vague they’re practically meaningless, but that may be changing. There are a handful of political action committees that make their affiliations and goals more clear.
From Reuters’ Alistair Bell — Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina suffered an embarrassment on the first day of her campaign when a critic registered a website – www.carlyfiorina.org – to highlight job losses at Hewlett-Packard, where she served as CEO a decade ago.
Conservative presidential candidates hitting the 2016 campaign trail are firing up crowds with calls to shrink the U.S. government, but a new poll shows that Republican voters who rally to that cry still want to maintain many federal programs.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner in the 2016 race for the White House, called for the widespread use of police body cameras and an end to excessive prison sentences in the aftermath of the Baltimore riots.